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Create simple launchers for standalone WIndows apps
Authored by: simondorfman on Apr 03, '10 04:13:48PM

Thanks for this hint. I ended up installing Wine with MacPorts with help from this article: http://davidbaumgold.com/tutorials/wine-mac/

A couple tips about the applescript:

  1. I added pipe to dev null at the end so the applescript launcher wouldn't stay open while the Windows app was running.
  2. If you have a space in the path to the .exe and you need to escape the space with a backslash, you need to escape the backslashes with backslashes too. So here's what my applescript looks like.
    do shell script "/opt/local/bin/wine /Users/simon/.wine/drive_c/Program\\ Files/Zillions\\ Development/Zillions\\ Demo/Zillions.exe >& /dev/null &"


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